Anurag Basu

Anurag Basu is an India television-advertiser, reality show-judge, director, actor, screenwriter and producer. Basu achieved initial success with his films tackling the themes of passion and adultery[ such as Life in a... Metro, Kites, Gangster and Murder. He began his directing career in television, moving to feature films in 2002.

Gangster (2006)

An alcoholic barmaid is distraught when her former lover, a notorious gangster, re-enters her life. She is forced to relive painful past experiences and choose between the gangster and a pleasant singer she has found comfort in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Emraan Hashmi  •  Shiney Ahuja  •  Kangana Ranaut  •  Gulshan Grover

An alcoholic barmaid is distraught when her former lover, a notorious gangster, re-enters her life. She is forced to relive painful past experiences and choose between the gangster and a pleasant singer she has found comfort in.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Emraan Hashmi  •  Shiney Ahuja  •  Kangana Ranaut  •  Gulshan Grover

Tumsa Nahin Dekha: A Love Story (2004)

Charming and continually drunk millionaire sees a woman on the street and falls madly in love with her, she works as a striptease dancer and has a mentally handicapped brother. They fall in love, but he unfortunately has to marry someone else.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Emraan Hashmi  •  Dia Mirza  •  Anupam Kher  •  Sharat Saxena

Charming and continually drunk millionaire sees a woman on the street and falls madly in love with her, she works as a striptease dancer and has a mentally handicapped brother. They fall in love, but he unfortunately has to marry someone else.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Emraan Hashmi  •  Dia Mirza  •  Anupam Kher  •  Sharat Saxena

Murder (2004)

To escape a secure but stifling life with her workaholic husband Sudhir, bored housewife Simran begins an affair with Sunny, an ex-boyfriend from her college days. However, when Sudhir grows suspicious and hires a private detective, the infidelity soon comes to light.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Mallika Sherawat  •  Emraan Hashmi  •  Ashmit Patel  •  Rajendranath Zutshi

To escape a secure but stifling life with her workaholic husband Sudhir, bored housewife Simran begins an affair with Sunny, an ex-boyfriend from her college days. However, when Sudhir grows suspicious and hires a private detective, the infidelity soon comes to light.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Mallika Sherawat  •  Emraan Hashmi  •  Ashmit Patel  •  Rajendranath Zutshi

Saaya (2003)

Tanya is a rich woman who is married to another rich man named Vinod. But their lives change by Vinod's death. Tanya than starts falling in love with a doctor named Akash. But Akash is in love with a woman named Maya and after some time gets married to her. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  John Abraham  •  Tara Sharma  •  Mahima Chaudhry  •  Zohra Sehgal

Tanya is a rich woman who is married to another rich man named Vinod. But their lives change by Vinod's death. Tanya than starts falling in love with a doctor named Akash. But Akash is in love with a woman named Maya and after some time gets married to her. But ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  John Abraham  •  Tara Sharma  •  Mahima Chaudhry  •  Zohra Sehgal

Barfi! (2012)

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He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Priyanka Chopra  •  Ranbir Kapoor  •  Ileana D'Cruz  •  Sumona Chakravarti

He is cute. He's shrewd. The girls love him. The cops hate him. He can't speak but is always talked about. His naughty antics will make you scream, but he will never listen. Cos he can't! Next summer ride a rollercoaster of emotions with Barfii - the Chalu Chaplin!  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Priyanka Chopra  •  Ranbir Kapoor  •  Ileana D'Cruz  •  Sumona Chakravarti

I Am (2011)

I Am is a 2011 Indian anthology film by Onir. It consists of four short films: "Omar", "Afia", "Abhimanyu", and "Megha". Each film shares the common theme of fear and each is also based on real life stories. The film was financed by donations from more than 400 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Onir
CAST:  Rahul Bose  •  Nandita Das  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Sanjay Suri

I Am is a 2011 Indian anthology film by Onir. It consists of four short films: "Omar", "Afia", "Abhimanyu", and "Megha". Each film shares the common theme of fear and each is also based on real life stories. The film was financed by donations from more than 400 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Onir
CAST:  Rahul Bose  •  Nandita Das  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Sanjay Suri

Kites (2010)

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A wounded man searches for his sweetheart in the Mexican desert while on the run from the police, bounty hunters, and others.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Hrithik Roshan  •  Bárbara Mori  •  Kabir Bedi  •  Kangana Ranaut

A wounded man searches for his sweetheart in the Mexican desert while on the run from the police, bounty hunters, and others.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Hrithik Roshan  •  Bárbara Mori  •  Kabir Bedi  •  Kangana Ranaut

Life in a Metro (2007)

Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Shiney Ahuja  •  Shilpa Shetty Kundra  •  Kay Kay Menon  •  Sharman Joshi

Six different stories, about nine people, each with different issues and problems, all occurring within one place: the METRO.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Shiney Ahuja  •  Shilpa Shetty Kundra  •  Kay Kay Menon  •  Sharman Joshi

Kucch To Hai (2003)

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DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu  •  Anil V. Kumar
CAST:  Tusshar Kapoor  •  Esha Deol  •  Ashay Chitre  •  Anita Hassanandani

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DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu  •  Anil V. Kumar
CAST:  Tusshar Kapoor  •  Esha Deol  •  Ashay Chitre  •  Anita Hassanandani

Jagga Jasoos (2017)

A gifted teenage detective searches for his missing father with his ladylove assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Ranbir Kapoor  •  Katrina Kaif  •  Sayani Gupta  •  Saswata Chatterjee

A gifted teenage detective searches for his missing father with his ladylove assistant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Ranbir Kapoor  •  Katrina Kaif  •  Sayani Gupta  •  Saswata Chatterjee

Ludo (2020)

Ludo is about the butterfly effect and how, despite all the chaos and crowd of the world, all our lives are inextricably connected. From a resurfaced sex tape to a rogue suitcase of money, four wildly different stories overlap at the whims of fate, chance and one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Abhishek Bachchan  •  Aditya Roy Kapur  •  Sanya Malhotra  •  Rajkummar Rao

Ludo is about the butterfly effect and how, despite all the chaos and crowd of the world, all our lives are inextricably connected. From a resurfaced sex tape to a rogue suitcase of money, four wildly different stories overlap at the whims of fate, chance and one ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anurag Basu
CAST:  Abhishek Bachchan  •  Aditya Roy Kapur  •  Sanya Malhotra  •  Rajkummar Rao